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The Best Deep-Fried Desserts In The World


A staple of Peruvian street food, picarones are often referred to as the Peruvian donut. Shaped into a ring and fried in hot oil, they're then drizzled with a sweet cane syrup.


Krapfen was probably the first European-style donut, followed by similar varieties of other countries.


A staple of Sicilian cuisine, who can say no to fried pastry dough filled with sweet, creamy ricotta?


Crispy, crunchy, and intensely fragrant, churros consist of deep-fried yeast dough encrusted with sugar and cinnamon.


Vdolky are soft, tender Czech donuts, which are prepared with yeasted dough and occasionally flavored with lemon zest.


Quarkbällchen, meaning quark balls, is a traditional German snack, which is deep-fried until golden brown, and is soft and fluffy on the inside.


Consisting of a batter made with coconut milk, eggs, and rice flour, kokis is a Sri Lankan dessert with Dutch origins.

Pastelitos criollos

Typically star shaped, these crispy, deep-fried Argentinian pastries are filled with quince or sweet potato preserve.

Pisang goreng

Fried bananas, or plantains, are a common everyday snack in Indonesia. Available in numerous versions, the sliced banana pieces are often coated in batter before they're fried until golden.